65th Ave: near Meridian Park Hospital

This project will improve pedestrian safety by adding a new mid-block crosswalk to connect the sidewalk on the west side of 65th Avenue with the hospital on the east side. The new crosswalk will provide a safe place to cross the street in between the signalized intersections and be located to coordinate with the TriMet bus stops.

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What We Heard

Based on feedback from the community survey and expert input from various agencies (including Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue, Tualatin Police, TriMet, Washington County, Clackamas County, and the City of Tualatin) the project management team determined Option A is the best location for a new mid-block crosswalk on 65th Avenue.

Community Survey #2 had 67 total responses. The results were very close with no overwhelming preference for one location over the other.


48% preferred Option A


52% preferred Option B

To learn more about this project please call Bond Program Director, Mike McCarthy (503) 691-3674.

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For questions or to receive quarterly project updates email: tmf@tualatin.gov

The Regional Context:

What Tualatin Residents May Notice About Traffic Congestion


Most Congested Metro Area

Portland is the nation’s 40th largest – but #12 most congested metro area (of 297 metro cities)

Most Congested in North America

#13 in North America (319 cities) – more congested than any city in Mexico and every Canadian city except Montreal.

Most Congested in the World

#40 most congested in world (1,360 cities)


Portland area congestion is worst at peak commute hours, but now present at all times of day/week

Most Congested U.S. Cities**

  • 1 Honolulu
  • 2 Jacksonville
  • 3 San Diego
  • 4 Los Angeles
  • 5 Portland

* Source: INRIX Global Traffic Scorecard, February 2018
** Source: WAZE Driver Satisfaction Index, December 2017